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A Quote by Daniel Patrick Moynihan on opinion, facts, and moynihan

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Source: Unknown

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on facts, wishful thinking, wishes, revelation, opinion, history, information, and truth

What are the facts? Again and again and again—what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what "the stars foretell," avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable "verdict of history"; what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love, The Notebooks of Lazarus Long

Contributed by: CajunGypsy

A Quote by Scott Raymond Adams on truth, science, facts, reality, and perception

Our perceptions of truth are built around what is practical, not what is true. Even the smartest human brain doesn’t have the capacity for discerning true facts. That’s why so many of us settle for scientific facts. It’s the best we can do.

Scott Raymond Adams (1957 -)

Source: The Dilbert Blog: Scientific Facts: http://dilbertblog.typepad.com/the_dilbert_blog/2007/04/scientific_fact.html

Contributed by: ~C4Chaos

A Quote by May Sarton on understanding, facts, lives, and natures

Deep down there was understanding, not of the facts of our lives so much as of our essential natures.

May Sarton

Source: Journal of a Solitude

Contributed by: Kimpossible

A Quote by Robert Fulghum on imagination, myth, dreams, hope, laughter, love, knowledge, history, facts, experience, grief, and death

I believe imagination is stronger than knowledge - that myth is more potent than history.  I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts - That hope always triumphs over experience - That laughter is the only cure for grief.  And I believe that love is stronger than death.

Robert Fulghum (1937 -)

Source: It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It, Pages: preface

Contributed by: HeyOK

A Quote by Tom Asacker on facts, stories, feeling, and storytelling

Facts don’t persuade, feelings do. And stories are the best way to get at those feelings.

Tom Asacker

Source: www.acleareye.com: Truth Six - From Fact Telling to Storytelling

Contributed by: ~C4Chaos

A Quote by Saul Williams on facts, god, existence, and poetry

Fax me a fact and I’ll telegram a hologram
or telephone the son of man and tell him he
is done. Leave a message on his answering
machine telling him there are none. God and
I are one. Times moon. Times star. Times sun.
The factor is me. You remember me.

Saul Williams

Source: The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop, Pages: 65

Contributed by: Jessica

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on doubt, facts, and fear

Doubts...often beget the facts they fear.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on facts and philosophy

The philosopher: he alone knows how to live for himself. He is the one, in fact, who knows the fundamental thing: how to live.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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